Where you work matters\! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Gift Shop Attendant \(0\.4 FTE, Day Shift\) for Lilly & Pearl at the Swedish Issaquah Campus in Issaquah, WA\.
We seek a unique individual to support the vision and mission of our Lily & Pearl Gift Shop\. This individual understands the importance of a personalized shopping experience with an unwavering passion for a positive customer experience\. This individual is looking for a job with a "heart"\.
Lily & Pearl is a distinctly elegant departure from the traditional hospital gift shop\. Purchase market\-fresh flowers and browse a well\-edited selection of children's books and toys, jewelry, gifts, home decor and fine artisanal chocolates\. We're proud to carry some exceptional items made by local artists and craftspeople\.
We are a non\-profit retail operation and the money is returned to Swedish to improve the care and quality of life for our patients\. We offer a beautiful work environment and hours that you will find in few other retail operations\. Join us and be a part of something truly innovative\!
Located in the heart of the Swedish Issaquah medical campus, the Shops at Swedish bring together exceptional health and wellness products, unique gifts and personalized services in a refined setting\.
The Sales Associate will:
Meet and greet customers and offer to help with their shopping needs\.
Assess customer needs by asking discovery questions
Answer questions regarding merchandise and equipment, equipment use, operation, and care using a high level of product knowledge\.
Recommend, select and help obtain merchandise\. Place special orders if merchandise is unavailable\.
Assist customers with trying on or fitting merchandise\. Make styling recommendations regarding apparel and accessories\.
Work with the store manager to design visual displays to promote merchandise and sales\.
Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental\.
Complete and manage sales transactions, including special orders, returns, adjustments, and daily reconciliation deposits\.
Assist with inventory\.
Train Sales Associates in other shops in the specifics of the operation and merchandise specific to their home shop\.
Assist at other Shops at Swedish as needed\.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Portraying world\-class customer service at all times\.
Being reliable, accurate, detail oriented and courteous\.
Possessing excellent creative, sales, interpersonal and customer service skills\.
Ability to efficiently perform basic math calculations and functions\.
Being comfortable with performing multiple tasks, with the ability to remain flexible and change direction on short notice; possess the ability to set priorities\.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and some holidays\.
Basic computer skills required; with competency in Microsoft Word\. Possesses operating knowledge of \(ability to use\) cash registers\.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Prior experience in retail or similar environment including cash handling experience preferred\.
About the Issaquah Campus\.
With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different\. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.